Grand Junction Rockestra celebrates 5th anniversary
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Grand Junction Rockestra is celebrating its five-year anniversary and will kick off the season with a free “Best of GJ Rockestra — Audience Choice” concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.
The show will feature a set-list of songs voted on by the public through Facebook and will be presented outdoors on the Colorado Mesa University Plaza. Take blankets or chairs for seating.
Although it is a free show, a VIP tent has been added and is sponsored by Rockstar Energy Drink. Tickets for the The Rockstar VIP Tent cost $20 and include two beverages, food and preferred seating. VIP tickets can be purchased at coloradomesa.edu/arts/music/rockestra.html and also will be available at the entrance to the tent.
Upcoming concerts in this GJ Rockestra season are “The ABC Show” on Oct. 22 and “The Reunion Show” on Jan. 14.
“The ABC Show” will follow the 26 letters of the alphabet with one band/artist per letter. Fans will again get to vote on Facebook for the show’s content.
“The Reunion Show” will feature former GJ Rockestra singers.
Both shows will offer VIP tickets that include food, beer/wine and hanging out with the band and singers.
Tickets will be available at the CMU Box Office or at coloradomesa.edu/mosstickets. Purchase tickets by calling 248-1604 after Sept. 6.